The Roberts Court Is Not As 'Pro-Business' As You Think

Law360, New York (August 9, 2013, 6:46 PM EDT) -- With the recent conclusion of the 2012-2013 United States Supreme Court term, many commentators have been quick to characterize the Roberts court as continuing a “pro-business” trend. The court’s narrow reading of federal discrimination statutes in Vance v. Ball State University, No. 11-556, 570 U.S. ___ (June 24, 2013), and University of Texas v. Nassar, No. 12-484, 570 U.S. ___ (June 24, 2013), has been said to exemplify this pattern.

A broader review of employment decisions issued by the Roberts court over the past eight years,...
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